Berlin transport how to get around

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  • Berlin guide, useful tips and information
    • For those arriving by plane
  • Berlin places to visit
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Berlin guide, useful tips and information

Berlin has a large bus and surface transport network that is well suited for city tours.

Not to be missed for anyone who goes to Berlin for the first time it is a ride on the BVG 100 or 200 buses, which travel from Alexanderplatz to Zoological garden along the city streets where the main attractions are located.



in weekend the lines of the subways S-Bahn e U-Bahn they travel day and night without stopping.

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La bus network and subways it is divided into 3 tariff zones A (the central districts), B (the rest of the municipal area) and C (the suburbs up to 15 km from the center).

Before buying tickets it is best to decide what you want to do in Berlin.

Those who make a 3-day trip and intend to see many museums can buy the Welcome Card which is valid for 72 hours and is valid for an adult maximum 3 children in tow.

With this you travel on public transport and get up to 50% discount in many museums. For those who are not interested in visiting many museums or exhibitions, it is advisable to take day passes (Tageskarten in German) instead. For those staying in Berlin for 5-7 days it is convenient to take the weekly pass (in German 7-Tage-Karte).



For those arriving by plane

Berlin has three international airports well connected by public transport at very advantageous prices in fact you can reach the city center with only € 2,10: Tegel (TXL), Schonefeld (SXF) e Tempelhof (THF).

Schonefeld it is the most served airport by low-cost flights (Ryanair, easyJet and many others) and charter flights.


Berlin places to visit

You are spoiled for choice on what to see in Berlin, the main monuments and attractions are located in the two old centers of East Berlin e West Berlin and in the area that once separated them, the so-called no man's land where the Berlin Wall and where it now rises Potsdamer Tour Locations.


The places that you must not miss to see in Berlin are the Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, Holocaust Monument, Red townhall (the municipality on Alexanderplatz), Alexanderplatz and the television tower, called in German Fernsehturm, Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church and the castles of Charlottenburg e Bellevue.

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In addition to these, in the outlying areas there is the old area of Spandau old town, the castle of Schloss Kopenick or Gardens of the World, the gardens of the world in the park of Marzahn.

If you want to know other information and useful opinions on Germany, reported in the travel experiences of tourists of DIARIO DI VIAGGIO, consult the:

GUIDE TO HOLIDAYS IN GERMANY.

Berlin photo gallery

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